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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
ONE LOCATION: Breast cancer is known to spread to liver, bones, lung and brain.
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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
47 years experience Breast Surgery
It may: Breast cancer can metastascise to many organs. Regionally to the lymph nodes and distantly to other organs. More commonly to the bones, lung, liver, b ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
It can be: Works ok and will reduce tumor burden.
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Mets in liver: If someone had just one met, cyberknife, rfa, nano knife, cryo ablation or surgical resection any of them can be considered. It would be important to ... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Bad sign?: Your mom's physicians have presumably explained to her that her cancer is not curable, and that the amount of time that she has left is unpredictable. ... Read More
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Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not neccessarily : To my knowledge, there is no direct correlation of this type of behavior to the cancer prognosis. This can also be seen in elderly people without canc ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
More info. : Liver cysts are common, are most often benign and usually asymptomatic. Metastasies are usually solid. But given your history you would like to be sur ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
This depends: The answer depends on many factors. How old is the persone, what other medical problems do they have, when did the breast cancer first occur, what oth ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Treatable,NotCurable: The term "prognosis" is like an on/off switch and does not take into account disease control and quality of life. After all, diabetes is incurable but ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Metatstatic: Metastatic means cancer cells spreading or moving to other sites. Breast cancer cells can spread via lymphatics to lymph nodes. Breast cancer cells ca ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Cancer has spread: Metastatic, or stage 4 breast cancer, means the cancer has spread into other places in the body. Breast cancer at this stage can be treated, sometime ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
It's not: There are many treatments for metastatic breast cancer which can control it for years. Although it can be treated, it is rarely cured. That is becau ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
None effective: I do not know of any effective "natural" treatments for breast cancer. Letting nature take its course will lead to the death of the patient. Conven ... Read More
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